Time idioms

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MargaritaI am very excited about our trip to Russia. It will be our first trip home since we migrated to Canada.
NataliaI’m so happy for you!
Margarita.It has been almost three years since we moved here, but it seems like only a few weeks to me. Time really flies.
NataliaI remember when we spoke to my friends about migrating. They were was so sad!
Margarita Yeah, my best friend was upset too, but she’s fine now. I guess time heals all wounds.
NataliaIt sure does!
MargaritaAnyway, I should get going. I’m out of time.
I have to go and buy my tickets. Last year we went to Calgary and the tickets were just about sold out. We got them just in the nick of time!
NataliaYou haven’t booked your tickets yet?
MargaritaNot yet.

Oh, you better hurry. You know how fast those tickets can go!
MargaritaI know, if I don’t buy those tickets, that’s it! I mean it’s not like I could turn back the hands of time!
Natalia No kidding. Well, good luck with getting those tickets!
PriyaThanks Natalia, I’ll let you know how it goes.

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Time idioms

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